Candida & Parasites
What is Candida?
Candida Albicans is an opportunistic fungus (or form of yeast) that is a part of the gut flora, a group of microorganisms that live in your mouth and intestine. When the population of this yeast starts getting out of control it weakens the intestinal wall, penetrating through into the bloodstream and releasing its toxic byproducts throughout the body. When this occur, it is referred to as Candida or Candidiasis—an overgrowth of Candida Albicans.
How does Candida have an effect on my digestion?
As Candida spreads, the toxic byproducts cause damage to your digestive tract. Symptoms you may experience include:
How would I know if I have Candida?
Virtually all body tissues and organs are affected by Candida, thus, wreaking havoc on your entire immune system. In addition to digestive symptoms, Candida is the cause of many other undesirable symptoms:
What can I do to ensure I do not experience Candida?
Candida is a debilitating condition that prevents you from waking up strong, healthy and bursting with energy.
Fortunately, there are many things you can do to prevent it:
In our modern world, however, Candida is quite prevalent. Here are ways in which to overcome Candida:
What are Parasites?
A parasite is any organism that lives and feeds off of another organism. When we refer to intestinal parasites, we are referring to tiny organisms, usually worms that feed off of your nutrition.
Because parasites come in so many different shapes and sizes, they can cause a very wide range of problems. Some consume your food, leaving you hungry after every meal and unable to gain weight. Others feed off of your red blood cells. Some lay eggs that can cause itching, irritability, and even insomnia. If you have tried countless approaches to heal your gut and relieve your symptoms without any success, a parasite could be the underlying cause for many of your unexplained and unresolved symptoms.
How do Parasites have an effect on my digestion?
Specific digestive symptoms that could indicate Parasites include:
Having a parasite can be a scary thought, but you're not alone; parasites are far more common than you think. It’s a myth that parasites only exist in underdeveloped countries. In addition to digestive disturbances, here are signs/symptoms also associated with parasites:
What can I do to avoid Parasites?
Here are the most important ways in which to steer clear of parasites: